Painting

  • 1 painting — ► NOUN 1) the action of painting. 2) a painted picture …

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  • 2 Painting — Paint ing, n. 1. The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paints or colors. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fine Arts) The work of the painter; also, any work of art in which objects are represented in color on a flat surface; a colored… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 painting — [pānt′iŋ] n. 1. the act or occupation of covering surfaces with paint 2. a) the act, art, or occupation of applying paints to canvases, paper, etc. in producing pictures and compositions b) a picture or composition so painted …

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  • 4 Painting — For other uses, see Painting (disambiguation). The Mona Lisa, by Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci, is one of the most recognizable artistic paintings in the world. Painting is the practice of applying paint, pig …

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  • 5 painting — /payn ting/, n. 1. a picture or design executed in paints. 2. the act, art, or work of a person who paints. 3. the works of art painted in a particular manner, place, or period: a book on Flemish painting. 4. an instance of covering a surface… …

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  • 6 painting —    A number of factors make discussion of postwar British painting difficult. The number of different, co existing styles of painting is one problem. Another, perhaps more serious problem is the fact that painting has not been dominated by an… …

    Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • 7 Painting — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Painting >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 painting painting Sgm: N 1 depicting depicting Sgm: N 1 drawing drawing &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 design design Sgm: N 1 perspective perspective sciagraphy …

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  • 8 painting — noun 1 act of painting ADJECTIVE ▪ acrylic, oil, watercolour/watercolor ▪ miniature ▪ abstract, decorative, figurative, genre …

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  • 9 painting — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Drawing with paint Nouns 1. painting, depicting; drawing; drafting; design; chiaroscuro; chihhua, chinoiserie; cerography; composition, treatment, perspective, balance, technique; coloration; impasto;… …

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  • 10 painting — Synonyms and related words: acrylic painting, aquarelle, calcimining, canvas, coating, coloring, covering, drawing, easel picture, enameling, encaustic cerography, encaustic painting, finger painting, flower painting, fresco, fresco painting,… …

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  • 11 painting — n. 1) to do; restore a painting 2) to authenticate a painting 3) a finger; oil; water color painting 4) a painting depicts, portrays, shows (smt.) * * * [ peɪntɪŋ] oil portrays restore a painting water color painting shows (smt.) …

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  • 12 painting —    In 1990, the largest exhibition of Velázquez s paintings ever held was mounted by the Prado Museum in Madrid, and was visited by half a million people. Further exhibitions on Ribera in 1992 and in honour of the 250th anniversary of Goya s… …

    Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture

  • 13 painting — [[t]pe͟ɪntɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦ paintings 1) N COUNT A painting is a picture which someone has painted. ...a large oil painting of Queen Victoria. 2) N UNCOUNT Painting is the activity of painting pictures. ...two hobbies she really enjoyed, painting and… …

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  • 14 painting — paint|ing W2S3 [ˈpeıntıŋ] n 1.) a painted picture that you put on a wall for people to see ▪ a collection of valuable paintings painting of ▪ There was a large painting of his father on the wall. ▪ Can you help me hang this painting (=put it on a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 painting */*/*/ — UK [ˈpeɪntɪŋ] / US noun Word forms painting : singular painting plural paintings 1) [countable] a picture made using paint a painting by Picasso 2) [uncountable] the activity of using paint to create a picture After retirement he took up painting …

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  • 16 painting — See cataphoretic painting electrophoretic painting electrostatic painting off line painting on line painting …

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  • 17 PAINTING —    The earliest and most common form of painting in Mesopotamia is found on pottery. The bold and fluid lines of the Halaf ware from the Neolithic period and the multicolored, intricate patterns of much of the Hassuna pottery show great mastery… …

    Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • 18 painting — noun Date: 13th century 1. a product of painting; especially a work produced through the art of painting 2. the art or occupation of painting …

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  • 19 painting — paint|ing [ peıntıŋ ] noun *** 1. ) count a picture made using paint: a painting by Picasso 2. ) uncount the activity of using paint to create a picture: After retirement he took up painting and photography. 3. ) uncount the activity of using… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 painting — / peIntIN/ noun 1 (C) a painted picture: A large painting hung in the hallway. 2 (U) the act of making a picture using paint: I ve always admired O Keefe s style of painting. 3 (U) the act of covering a wall, house etc with paint: painting and… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English